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strengthen

verb
verb
1 verb person, muscles etc TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uláidrigh verb  c m uexercise strengthens the lungs neartaíonn aclaíocht na scamhóga 2 verb ENG, IND structure, material etc TRANSITIVEláidrigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m uit strengthens the wall láidríonn sé an balla, déanann sé an balla níos láidre
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3 verb feelings etc TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m ucuir le PhrV  c m uit strengthened his faith neartaigh sé a chreideamhthat merely strengthened their resolve ní dhearna sé sin ach iad a dhéanamh níos diongbháilte ná riamh 4 verb relationship TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m uthe crisis strengthened relations between the two countries neartaigh an ghéarchéim an caidreamh idir an dá thírit strengthens the link between diet and health treisíonn sé an ceangal idir an bia agus an tsláinte 5 verb make more influential TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uláidrigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m uthe new structures will strengthen the organisation neartóidh na struchtúir nua an eagraíocht, beidh an eagraíocht níos treise de bharr na struchtúr nua 6 verb make more persuasive TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uláidrigh verb  c m umore evidence would strengthen your case láidreodh tuilleadh fianaise do chás 7 verb increase, make more effective TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m ucuir le PhrV  c m uthey're strengthening arrangements for child protection tá siad ag cur leis na socruithe i dtaca le cosaint leanaí 8 verb ECON, FIN make company, currency etc more resilient TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m uto strengthen the European Union an tAontas Eorpach a neartú 9 verb ECON, FIN (of company, currency etc) become more resilient INTRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m utreisigh verb  c m uthe dollar strengthened against sterling neartaigh an dollar in aghaidh an steirling 10 verb (of wind etc) become stronger INTRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uláidrigh verb  c m uéirigh níos láidrethe wind is strengthening tá an ghaoth ag neartú, tá an ghaoth ag dul i neart

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